June-2010-Bike and Build

Awarded to Paul Russell A nine-week cycling trip from Providence, Rhode Island to San Francisco with the non-profit Bike and Build to benefit affordable housing organizations in the United States. There are 32 riders ages 18-25 on the trip. Each rider is responsible for fund raising $4,000.00, $3,000.00 going to build affordable housing with organizations like Habitat for Humanity and … Read More

March 2010-Cheyenne River Youth Project

Awarded to Cara Kowalski This project involved volunteering with the Cheyenne River Youth Project, a grassroots youth organization that provides programs and services for Lakota people living on the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota. It involves interacting with and mentoring young children in the Main Youth Center, which offers a positive and nurturing environment for kids on the reservation. … Read More

March 2008-Saratoga Economic Opportunity Council & Healthy Transportation Network Bike Safety and Transportation Initiative

Awarded to: Ashley S. The aim of this project is to provide bikes for low-income young members of the greater Saratoga Community. We seek to promote self-sufficiency for low-income individuals and to promote a non-motorized form of transport better for human health and the environment. The money from Youth2 will go towards restoring the bikes to make them safe for … Read More

April 2006-Saratoga Care: Basketball Tournament

Awarded to: Jose V., John L. Grant to support a Basketball Tournament that brought the community together to earn funds to assist the Children”ôs Sector of the Saratoga Hospital Emergency Room

Feb 2005-Saratoga Springs Youth Orchestra (SSYO)

Awarded to: Lara B. The Saratoga Springs Youth Orchestra gave community performances to build a Tuition Assistance Program for promising musicians. Saratoga Springs Youth Orchestra‚ÄúThank you again for granting SSYO with funds from your program. I was excited to get the grant and SSYO will put it to use soon. ‚ÄúI am hoping that the impact of my grant award … Read More